Italian Wine Podcast is an English-language podcast project dedicated to the storytelling of Italian wine through the voice of its main proponents: producers in the first place along with a number of personalities (educators, experts, trade professionals) orbiting planet vino in Italy and abroad. Listeners can enjoy the show free of charge by subsc...

Roasted coffee sales in the Italian retail channel were worth €1.19 billion in 2017, down by 0.6% in value and by 4.3% in volume compared to the previous year, according to a study by IRI. However, coffee capsules bucked the trend, growing by 16.8% in value to €282.2 million, and by 20% in volume, with prices over four times higher than the categor...

As a worldwide leader in the production of fine wines and liqueurs, Italy hasn’t been known for beer. But the last decade has seen an industry boom, thanks to trailblazing breweries like Baladin and Birrificio del Ducato. Even stateside operations like Dogfish Head Brewery and Stone Brewing have collaborated with Italian counterparts. Much like Ame...

From April 24th thru 29th, acclaimed fashion designer Salvator Argenio will be presenting his outstanding collection of Neapolitan haute couture at Hotel AKA (123 W 44th St.) in Times Square, NYC. To make an appointment contact the maestro at info@salvatoreargenio.com or visit Argenio Napoli on Facebook. 

ACCORDING TO Nielsen Beverage Data, one of the most popular types of sparkling wine in the U.S. is something called “mid-tier Prosecco,” which Nielsen defines as bottles priced at $13-$14. What the category may lack in felicitous phraseology, it more than makes up for in monetary momentum: Retail sales of mid-tier Prosecco grew by 30% in the last y...

Fincantieri has launched Fincantieri Services USA, which will be a national hub for all services and after sales activities on the group's cruise ships and forms part of its US business development strategy, the Italian shipbuilding giant said on Friday. Fincantieri Services USA "will become a reference point for American shipowners in the US servi...

Wild chestnuts have been known to Man since the times of ancient Greece. Xenophon, Virgil, Apicius and Galen all exalted their nutritional properties and their flavor. However, it was the chef of Carlo Emanuele I, Duke of Savoia, who invented this little gems of sweetness, marrons glacés, sometimes towards the end of the 16th century. Their recipe...

Tutto sotto controllo”—everything’s under control—Diego Della Valle observed contentedly, to no one in particular, on a bright recent morning as he strolled into Rome’s Colosseum, which was empty except for a photography crew busily preparing to take his portrait. Off-hours access inside Italy’s most famous monument is a nice perk that comes with p...

I wonder if, in 1948, Giuseppe Cipriani, barman of Venice’s Harry’s Bar, would have thought that 5 cl of rigorously crushed (never blended!) white peach flesh and just about twice as much chilled Prosecco were to become the Bellini, one of the world’s favorite long drinks, named after the artist of the same name, because of the colors of one of his...

Moretto USA LLC has moved its equipment and parts stocking operations from Columbus, Ohio, to larger quarters in Jackson Center, Pa."We finished the move on Feb. 27," said Gene Flockerzi, general manager. "Everything is in its spot, and now we can get back to expanding our customer base." The subsidiary of auxiliary equipment manufacturer Moretto S...